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Ezra Christopher Carter

On Tuesday, May 9th we discovered that Ezra’s heart had unexpectedly stopped beating

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The Stigma of Stillbirth

Chris Duffy visits with Danielle Pollock, a PhD candidate from the University of South Australia about the stigma of stillbirth

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Sometimes Things Just Happen

Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC When my son was stillborn, I was trying desperately to understand how this could have happened.  My medical training was failing me in that regard because it made no sense that a healthy baby at the end of a healthy pregnancy in a healthy mother could end […]

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The Pregnancy Research Project

Chris Duffy visits with LIndsey Wimmer, Founder and Executive Director of the Star Legacy Foundation about the Pregnancy Research Project.

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Keith Powell & Jill Knox Powell

In this episode Chris Duffy visits with the Keith Powell and Jill Knox Powell during their visit to Minnesota for the Star Legacy Foundation’s 15th Anniversary Dinner on June 19, 2019.

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The lonely grief journey….

In this episode, Chris Duffy visits with Kathleen Massman, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Clinical Director of Healing Moments Counseling. Kathleen was drawn to a special interest and passion for working with perinatal loss families following the loss of her son Jacob, in 2011. She has over 20 years of experience working with a […]

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If I knew then……

Dealing with platitudes is a common part of the grief experience. Many well-meaning people say them in an attempt to make grieving individuals feel better. We frequently hear things like “it was meant to be” or “things happen for a reason”. These two phrases, in particular, emphasize a fatalistic view of the situation. In other words – this is what was going to happen and was supposed to happen regardless of what the people involved said or did.

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Don’t Talk About The Baby

This month Chris Duffy visits with Ann Zamudio the producer and director of a newly released documentary titled “Don’t Talk About The Baby”

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Reproductive Health Challenges

In this episode of Star Legacy Foundation‘s podcast Stillbirth Matters, Chris Duffy visits with Debbie Fischer, MA, LAMFT about the mental health issues surrounding infertility, pregnancy loss and pregnancy subsequent to loss.   Debbie holds a master of arts in marriage and family therapy from St. Mary’s University of MN. After a 20 year career in human […]

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Why We Do What We Do…..

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC, Executive Director I am often asked if it is hard to be engaged in work regarding stillbirth on a daily basis.  Yes – but no!  The stories are heartbreaking and I wish that no new family would need to find us.  But I know in my […]

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